Period
to 15 October 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 23 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 10,534 4,171 15,870
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 9.58% 9.47% 12.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.50% 9.98% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8,279 3,571 13,007
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £23,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 100,317 41,803 121,677
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.20% 94.88% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 70,611 35,270 99,126
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 15 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 4,248 £55,000 - 490
North of England +7 1,797 £40,000 +3.90% 342
South East -1 1,743 £42,500 -3.41% 260
Midlands +5 1,303 £39,500 +9.72% 223
North West +7 970 £40,000 - 172
West Midlands +7 874 £40,000 +6.67% 156
Yorkshire +3 707 £39,000 +1.30% 124
East of England +15 656 £38,500 +18.46% 133
South West +6 648 £35,000 +2.94% 124
East Midlands +3 417 £37,500 +10.29% 67
North East +3 124 £35,000 +16.67% 46
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 3,383 (32.12%) Social Skills
2 2,821 (26.78%) SQL
3 2,765 (26.25%) Finance
4 2,491 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2,183 (20.72%) Microsoft
6 2,130 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1,745 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
8 1,485 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
9 1,482 (14.07%) Windows
10 1,353 (12.84%) Business Analysis
11 1,327 (12.60%) Analytics
12 1,243 (11.80%) Microsoft Excel
13 1,208 (11.47%) Microsoft 365
14 1,168 (11.09%) Degree
15 1,131 (10.74%) Power Platform
16 1,090 (10.35%) Power BI
17 1,086 (10.31%) Azure
18 1,051 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
19 1,031 (9.79%) Active Directory
20 999 (9.48%) ITIL
21 977 (9.27%) Microsoft Office
22 889 (8.44%) Requirements Gathering
23 809 (7.68%) Visualisation
24 804 (7.63%) Python
25 776 (7.37%) User Stories
26 730 (6.93%) SQL Server
27 715 (6.79%) Tableau
28 703 (6.67%) Data Analysis
29 687 (6.52%) Project Management
30 653 (6.20%) QA

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 366 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 243 (2.31%) Confluence
3 225 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 164 (1.56%) SAS
5 86 (0.82%) CMS
6 59 (0.56%) IIS
7 34 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 22 (0.21%) Skype for Business
10 21 (0.20%) Apache
10 21 (0.20%) GeoServer
11 18 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
12 16 (0.15%) Apache Spark
13 15 (0.14%) Mendix
14 13 (0.12%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
16 10 (0.095%) Oracle Workflow
16 10 (0.095%) Umbraco
17 9 (0.085%) Elasticsearch
17 9 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1,243 (11.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 977 (9.27%) Microsoft Office
3 317 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 234 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 73 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 71 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
7 28 (0.27%) SPSS
8 14 (0.13%) Oracle Smart View
9 13 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.12%) InVision
10 9 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.057%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.047%) Open Workbench
12 5 (0.047%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.047%) Sketch
12 5 (0.047%) Stata
13 4 (0.038%) Chatbot
13 4 (0.038%) InDesign
13 4 (0.038%) SketchUp
14 3 (0.028%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 89 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (0.69%) NetSuite
3 70 (0.66%) SAP ERP
4 53 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 52 (0.49%) SAP MM
6 46 (0.44%) SAP APO
7 44 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
8 43 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
9 40 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
10 37 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
11 34 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
12 32 (0.30%) Sentinel
13 31 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
13 31 (0.29%) SAP SD
14 29 (0.28%) SAP SCM
15 26 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
15 26 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
15 26 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 25 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
17 23 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1,208 (11.47%) Microsoft 365
2 1,131 (10.74%) Power Platform
3 1,086 (10.31%) Azure
4 442 (4.20%) AWS
5 275 (2.61%) SaaS
6 197 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
7 195 (1.85%) Google Analytics
8 193 (1.83%) GCP
9 102 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
10 93 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
11 82 (0.78%) PowerApps
12 76 (0.72%) Power Automate
13 75 (0.71%) Serverless
14 68 (0.65%) Snowflake
15 67 (0.64%) OneDrive
16 58 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
17 48 (0.46%) Google Data Studio
18 46 (0.44%) Google Sheets
18 46 (0.44%) PaaS
19 43 (0.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 430 (4.08%) Firewall
2 262 (2.49%) DNS
3 227 (2.15%) DHCP
4 211 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 211 (2.00%) VPN
5 192 (1.82%) WAN
6 187 (1.78%) LAN
7 110 (1.04%) Internet
8 106 (1.01%) Network Security
9 84 (0.80%) Wireless
10 70 (0.66%) Intranet
11 61 (0.58%) Broadband
11 61 (0.58%) HTTP
11 61 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
11 61 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
12 55 (0.52%) VoIP
13 54 (0.51%) SAN
14 53 (0.50%) VLAN
15 42 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
16 35 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,090 (10.35%) Power BI
2 730 (6.93%) SQL Server
3 715 (6.79%) Tableau
4 464 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
5 306 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 283 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 196 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 169 (1.60%) Big Data
9 123 (1.17%) BigQuery
10 119 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
11 118 (1.12%) Looker
12 114 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 111 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
14 84 (0.80%) MySQL
15 83 (0.79%) Data Mining
16 81 (0.77%) QlikView
17 78 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
18 76 (0.72%) Data Lake
19 64 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
20 58 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 646 (6.13%) JIRA
2 198 (1.88%) Selenium
3 115 (1.09%) Postman
4 93 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 74 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 53 (0.50%) JMeter
7 51 (0.48%) SoapUI
8 45 (0.43%) WebDriver
9 44 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 40 (0.38%) Visual Studio
11 38 (0.36%) Cucumber
11 38 (0.36%) SpecFlow
12 34 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 32 (0.30%) REST Assured
14 25 (0.24%) Newman
15 24 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
16 17 (0.16%) HP UFT
17 15 (0.14%) Cypress.io
18 14 (0.13%) Maven
19 13 (0.12%) Axure RP
General
1 3,383 (32.12%) Social Skills
2 2,765 (26.25%) Finance
3 2,130 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
4 555 (5.27%) Marketing
5 549 (5.21%) Retail
6 535 (5.08%) Banking
7 438 (4.16%) Legal
8 418 (3.97%) Law
9 343 (3.26%) Presentation Skills
10 314 (2.98%) Organisational Skills
11 307 (2.91%) Manufacturing
12 259 (2.46%) Public Sector
13 233 (2.21%) Influencing Skills
14 200 (1.90%) Telecoms
15 181 (1.72%) Advertising
16 163 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
17 162 (1.54%) Front Office
18 149 (1.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 140 (1.33%) Back Office
20 131 (1.24%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (2.71%) .NET
2 182 (1.73%) XML
3 169 (1.60%) HTML
4 136 (1.29%) Web Services
5 104 (0.99%) REST
6 100 (0.95%) CSS
7 80 (0.76%) React
8 76 (0.72%) JSON
9 75 (0.71%) EDI
10 70 (0.66%) RESTful
11 69 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
12 63 (0.60%) AngularJS
13 60 (0.57%) Spring
14 50 (0.47%) Middleware
14 50 (0.47%) SOAP
15 49 (0.47%) XSLT
16 44 (0.42%) Spring Boot
17 40 (0.38%) Java EE
18 39 (0.37%) Gherkin
19 37 (0.35%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 598 (5.68%) Management Information System
2 422 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
3 380 (3.61%) User Experience
4 135 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 129 (1.22%) Derivative
6 127 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
7 117 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 112 (1.06%) Fixed Income
9 111 (1.05%) Reinsurance
10 109 (1.03%) Virtual Team
11 104 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
12 102 (0.97%) Data Centre
13 101 (0.96%) Social Media
14 98 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 95 (0.90%) Life Science
16 89 (0.84%) Driving Licence
16 89 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
17 83 (0.79%) Equities
18 74 (0.70%) Algorithms
18 74 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1,482 (14.07%) Windows
2 626 (5.94%) Windows 10
3 477 (4.53%) Windows Server
4 375 (3.56%) Linux
5 190 (1.80%) Unix
6 188 (1.78%) Windows 7
7 136 (1.29%) Android
8 135 (1.28%) Windows Server 2016
9 115 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 109 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 83 (0.79%) Mac OS
12 82 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
13 75 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
14 47 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 36 (0.34%) Ubuntu
16 33 (0.31%) Windows 8
17 22 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (0.18%) CentOS
18 19 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 18 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,491 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
2 1,745 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
3 1,485 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
4 1,353 (12.84%) Business Analysis
5 1,327 (12.60%) Analytics
6 1,051 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 999 (9.48%) ITIL
8 889 (8.44%) Requirements Gathering
9 809 (7.68%) Visualisation
10 776 (7.37%) User Stories
11 703 (6.67%) Data Analysis
12 687 (6.52%) Project Management
13 624 (5.92%) ERP
14 610 (5.79%) Scrum
15 606 (5.75%) Data Modelling
16 578 (5.49%) SDLC
17 546 (5.18%) Waterfall
18 544 (5.16%) Information Security
19 532 (5.05%) Cybersecurity
20 526 (4.99%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2,821 (26.78%) SQL
2 804 (7.63%) Python
3 335 (3.18%) C#
4 317 (3.01%) PowerShell
5 290 (2.75%) JavaScript
6 287 (2.72%) Java
7 274 (2.60%) VBA
8 253 (2.40%) R
9 230 (2.18%) T-SQL
10 206 (1.96%) C
11 117 (1.11%) C++
12 87 (0.83%) Perl
13 69 (0.66%) Bash Shell
14 57 (0.54%) Shell Script
15 52 (0.49%) PL/SQL
16 50 (0.47%) VB
17 47 (0.45%) PHP
18 43 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 40 (0.38%) RPG
20 39 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,168 (11.09%) Degree
2 335 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 216 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 174 (1.65%) ISEB
5 163 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 152 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 134 (1.27%) CISSP
8 110 (1.04%) ISTQB
9 94 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 86 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
11 83 (0.79%) CISM
12 79 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
13 73 (0.69%) MCSE
14 59 (0.56%) CISA
15 54 (0.51%) CCNA
16 53 (0.50%) IIBA
16 53 (0.50%) MCP
17 52 (0.49%) Master's Degree
18 51 (0.48%) CompTIA Security+
18 51 (0.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 653 (6.20%) QA
2 428 (4.06%) SLA
3 338 (3.21%) Data Quality
4 297 (2.82%) GDPR
5 261 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 203 (1.93%) PMO
7 101 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
8 91 (0.86%) NIST
9 90 (0.85%) PCI DSS
10 84 (0.80%) GRC
11 59 (0.56%) Accessibility
12 52 (0.49%) COBIT
13 49 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 43 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 39 (0.37%) Solvency II
16 33 (0.31%) MiFID
17 27 (0.26%) GMP
18 23 (0.22%) IFRS
19 21 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
20 19 (0.18%) GLP
System Software
1 1,031 (9.79%) Active Directory
2 180 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 61 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 60 (0.57%) vSphere
6 47 (0.45%) XenApp
7 34 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 19 (0.18%) BitLocker
9 19 (0.18%) Docker
10 17 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
12 10 (0.095%) Snort
12 10 (0.095%) VMware Server
13 8 (0.076%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.057%) DFS Replication
14 6 (0.057%) KVM
15 5 (0.047%) Squid
16 4 (0.038%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.038%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 235 (2.23%) SCCM
2 165 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 54 (0.51%) WSUS
4 53 (0.50%) Ansible
5 46 (0.44%) Kubernetes
6 36 (0.34%) Nessus
7 35 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
8 23 (0.22%) Nagios
9 22 (0.21%) Terraform
10 20 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
11 18 (0.17%) QRadar
12 15 (0.14%) FortiGate
13 14 (0.13%) Control-M
14 13 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 13 (0.12%) Kibana
14 13 (0.12%) Nexpose
14 13 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
15 12 (0.11%) HP ALM
15 12 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
16 11 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2,183 (20.72%) Microsoft
2 518 (4.92%) Oracle
3 502 (4.77%) SAP
4 391 (3.71%) Google
5 350 (3.32%) VMware
6 297 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
7 271 (2.57%) Cisco
8 266 (2.53%) Citrix
9 229 (2.17%) ServiceNow
10 157 (1.49%) Adobe
11 102 (0.97%) Alteryx
12 99 (0.94%) Apple
13 96 (0.91%) HP
14 90 (0.85%) IBM
15 88 (0.84%) Splunk
16 80 (0.76%) Red Hat
17 74 (0.70%) Bloomberg
18 73 (0.69%) iManage
19 71 (0.67%) Remedy
20 67 (0.64%) Informatica